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of a heart attack. he hosted "the dating game" that began in 1965. he was 81 years old. >> the fbi is investigating several acts of anti-wealth graffiti. the fbi is investigating it. investigators are not sure if this is an attack on the wealthy or kids pulling a prank. >> a man picked the wrong convenience store to try and rob. the whole thing was caught on camera. he went to an a&m in richard monday and demanded cash. the clerk grabbed the gun and tried to take it, and a customer grabbed him from behind and wrestled him to the ground. they say on the suspect until police arrived. >> don't ever, ever, ever do that. >> the guy holding the gun looked drunk. he was like give me your money, what do you got? >> and the customer just jumped right in. >> let's talk about some weather. really impressive rain moved through this morning. the good news, not a lot of storm reports even though there was a few branchs here and there down. we didn't have a whole lot. the next storm system comes is going to pack quite a punch. today we stay dry for the rest of the day. temperatures cool back in t
measures would reduce crime. >>> also, it's the bay area's wealthiest town and the focus of an fbi investigation. the vandalism leading to serious concern. >> and the bold move a customer made after a thief pulled a gun on a local store clerk. >>> plus, killer cannabis. why researchers say marijuana could be deadly. >>> nbc bay area news begins with breaking news. >>> breaking news coming out of the oakland airport. this is what we're hearing. a delta flight from los angeles had to make an emergency landing. there was issue of smoke or the odor of smoke on the plane. a passenger did shoot some cell phone video and in it you can hear the flight attendant try to get people off the plane. >>> are there any solutions to oakland's complex problems? last year the city led the nation in armed robberies per capita. 12 a day. there's new calls for tighter gun laws. >> but state leaders say those tough laws are only on the books. vicky nguyen joins us with some insight. >> reporter: when it comes to gun violence, fbi data lists oakland as america's fourth most dangerous city. that's why city
wednesday in the south of ukraine in the crimea region. nbc news learned exclusive details about an fbi informant planted inside of al qaeda. according to numerous sources, the fbi had a mole who actually met osama bin laden eight years before the september 11th attacks. and this mole knew bin laden planned to finance terror plots, but the bureau opted not to disclose that information to the 9/11 commission. the informant acted as a, quote, driver and confidant for the man who planned the 1993 terror attack on the world trade center. bin laden apparently told the mole about a planned attack on a masonic lodge in los angeles, that information in the end helping the fbi to prevent the attack from happening. >>> the nutritional panels on all those foods that we buy are about to get a bit of a makeover. today, michelle obama and the head of the fda will announce proposed updates as part of the first lady's push to help americans make healthier choices. nbc's tracie potts is in washington. and tracie, as we look at some of these possible changes, how might they make things easier, some will
in oakland. his plan failed because his supposed taliban connection was really an fbi agent. the judge said the sentence strikes a balance between acknowledging hismental condition and punishing him for the crime. >>> i just grabbed the shotgun and pushed him. >> for the second time in as many days, a bay area clerk takes matters into his own hands. >>> and some serious concerns about bay area workers being exposed to radiation. we investigate allegations of contamination at a notable piece of land in san francisco. >> >> then the oscar pistorius case comes to the bay area. why investigators traveled all the way from south africa to meet with apple executives. >>> and good evening. i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we're tracking heavy rainfall to the south. right now the radar is putting this into santa cruz, possibly after 1:00 in the morning, producing one inch of rainfall. we'll have details on the time coming up. >>> workers are clearing a notable piece of land in san francisco to make way for a major housing, shopping and office complex. but the land they're clearing has radiation
. fbi agents have gotten tips pointing them to the north bay and santa cruz. he's accused of setting off pipe bombs at a biotech corporation in 2003. also in 2003, he allegedly bombed a nutritional products corporation in pleasanton. he's been on the most wanted terror list since 2009. there's a $250,000 reward for his capture. >>> now to an nbc bay area followup. a southern california woman pleaded no contest today to an attack on blues musician lester chambers. you see in the video here, the 73-year-old chambers was in hayward last year for a festival when he dedicated a song to florida teenager trayvon martin, she jumped on stage and shoved him down. she was staged with felony elder abuse. earlier that day, george zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of trayvon martin. >>> what a headache. thou thousands of californiaens will have to redo their application for health care coverage because of a software error. cover california says it will contact the affected consumers and help them complete the signup process by the march 15 deadline. >>> san jose international airport is expanding
on a real american hustle, an fbi sting called abscam that engulfed congress in 1980. >> the biggest political scandal to hit washington since watergate. >> reporter: and it was the first made-for-tv scandal resulting in convictions of seven members of congress, including a senator and other politicians, all caught on state-of-the-art surveillance taking thousands of dollars in bribes from phony arab sheikhs. one congressman actually stuffing cash in his suit with investigators claiming later he was hiding it from the mob. and like christian bale's irving rosenfeld, abscan's mastermind was also a con man. melvin weinberg, a flashy, bronx-born swindler turned paid fbi informant. we caught up with weinberg, now retired in florida. how'd you become a confidence man? >> oh, it was easy. you want to make a buck? i seen what was going on back in them days, and everybody was charging people points to get a construction loan or a mortgage. >> reporter: first targeting white-collar crime, weinberg and the fbi set up abdul enterprises, representing two mystical arab sheikhs eager to invest mon
the waters. >> when it comes to gun violence, fbi lists oak land as america's fourth most dangerous city. that's why they say it's ground zero for innovate i've proechs for reducing crime. they argue with a robust gun tracing system they'd have a strong tool for their arsenal. >> it's just a bunch of gunfire in the same areas over again. >> reporter: out on a saturday night. no longer an active gang member himself, he now tries to lower tensions between gang members. on this night he gets word of a shooting that may happen near international and 93rd. >> we come together to show the community that it's more serious than usual. a real young guy got killed. it was a homicide. a little 14 year old died. >> reporter: they are at the ground level of a pervasive problem in oakland. violence involving guns. we asked oakland police to provide data showing every time an officer confiscated a gun. from 2010 to 2012, more than 3700 weapons were seized by police. that's three guns a day. it's also 35% more than the number of guns seized in san francisco, a city with twice the population. we found in
in the u.s. meeting with apple and the fbi. they expect to have the contents of his phone today. one indicator there may have within a fight was the way reeva was dressed. one official had told us that reeva was wearing clothes when she was shot. >> we believe that reeva was probably running away and she locked herself in the bathroom. >> what's the prosecution's theory about the fact that she was wearing white shorts and a blacktop? >> it cannot be explained as of n now. the accused can try to take a stand and say she decided to put on clothes to go to the bathroom or she decided to sleep in clothes, i'm not going to put my nighties on. we can't tell. it's not something that we can actually talk about. >> the prosecution report leaked to karyn maughan said the deceased was clothed when she was shot. he said it will be central to the prosecution's case. >> there is a piece of evidence around the clothes that would suggest what happened. to comment on it now would be to disclose a lot of our thinking around the case before the time. >> two months after he was indicted for reeva's murd
others were badly damaged. no word on a cause. >>> the fbi is investigating several acts of vandalism. anti-wealth graffti has been found. the fbi is handing the case because they track activist movements. we'll check weather, good morning. >>> good morning, scott. we're looking at another round of showers and thunderstorms that arrive tonight. it will be stronger than the one that came through this morning. go on twitter, we're doing a live chat right now. search nbc bay area weather. a lot of the activity is falling apart and not going to continue to hold together. jacket weather today, 60s for daytime highs. mike, how is the drive? >> it's a little better now. looking here toward palo alto. southbound 101 things were gumming up until about five minutes ago when it started to move more smoothly. on the east bay side we're looking at oakland. that is not bad and the slowing is gradual approaching high street. the south bay northbound on the 101. the orange means speeds are closer to 55. that's good news. >>> another local news update for you in half an hour. >>> from nbc news, this i
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